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Sale 834 — U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — Carriers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
649
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 649, Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Full to large margins, tied by black grid in circle on locally-addressed cover, Very Fine, scarce tied by grid, ex Meyersburg, with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
250
650
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 650, Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Clear to large margins, tied by red cancel on re-used cover to local street address, Very Fine

E. 100-150
65
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651
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 651, Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Large margins, red star cancel, used on fresh cover to Bristol Pa., Extremely Fine, the Bristol post office was served by the Philadelphia carrier department, ex Meyersburg, with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
250
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652
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 652, Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Clear to ample margins, bold red star cancel, used with 3c Dull Red (11), clear to ample margins, tied by blue "Philadelphia Pa. Feb. 23" circular datestamp on small cover to Boston, fresh and Very Fine, ex Meyersburg, with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
375
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653
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 653, CarriersBaltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB7), Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB7)Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB7). Variety with large flaw in "One", used with 3c Dull Red (26), both stamps tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Mar. 11" circular datestamp on orange cover to Washington D.C., small cover edge tear at top right, Very Fine

350
250
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654
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 654, CarriersBoston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1), Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1)Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1). Large margins to just touched, tied by red "Boston 5 Cts. 8 Jun." circular datestamp on 1849 folded letter to Keene N.H., fresh and Very Fine

275
160
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655
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 655, CarriersHonour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish (4LB8), Honour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish (4LB8)Honour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish (4LB8). Full to large margins, just touching at lower left, ms. cancel, blue "Charleston S.C. 5 cts. Jan. 19" circular datestamp on buff cover to Mount Clio P.O. Sumter Island S.C., Very Fine, ex Chapman

E. 200-300
270
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656
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 656, CarriersHonour's City Express, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish (4LB8), Honour's City Express, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish (4LB8)Honour's City Express, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish (4LB8). Four margins, tied by bold ms. cancel on buff locally-addressed cover, Very Fine

E. 100-150
95
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657
og
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 657, CarriersBishop's City Post, Cleveland O., (unstated value) Blue (10LB1), Bishop's City Post, Cleveland O., (unstated value) Blue (10LB1)Bishop's City Post, Cleveland O., (unstated value) Blue (10LB1). Part original gum, beautiful rich color, large margins to just touching frameline at bottom left, slight crease, few thins and nicked tear at top, still Fine appearance and an extremely attractive example of this carrier rarity, signed Sloane, with 1997 A.P.S. certificate

2,000
2,800
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658
ng
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 658, CarriersBishop's City Post, Cleveland O., 2c Black (10LB2), Bishop's City Post, Cleveland O., 2c Black (10LB2)Bishop's City Post, Cleveland O., 2c Black (10LB2). Unused (no gum), margins mostly clear on three sides, slightly in at bottom, sharp impression, distinct laid lines, fresh and Fine, this extremely rare stamp is unpriced by Scott in unused condition, with 1997 A.P.S. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
3,000
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659
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 659, CarriersU.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Light Blue Unsurfaced (6LB3), U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Light Blue Unsurfaced (6LB3)U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Light Blue Unsurfaced (6LB3). Large margins, cancelled by neat strike of "U.S." in frame, impression ties thru paper, used on 1842 printed notice to local address, red "U.S. City Despatch Post Dec. 31 4 O'Clock" circular datestamp, slight toning along horizontal file fold away from stamp, still Extremely Fine, a beautiful example of the scarce U.S. City Despatch stamp on unsurfaced paper, with 1993 P.F. certificate

2,000
750
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660
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 660, CarriersU.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5), U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5)U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5). Large margins, cancelled by red "U.S." in frame on folded cover to local address, impression ties thru paper, matching "U.S. City Despatch Post Mar. 12 1 O'Clock" circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

500
280
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661
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 661, CarriersU.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5), U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5)U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5). Large margins, cancelled by red "U.S." in frame, impression ties thru paper, matching "City Despatch Post U.S. Jan. 22 1 O'Clock" circular datestamp on small 1844 folded letter to local street address, faint gum smear, Very Fine

500
180
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662
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 662, CarriersU.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5), U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5)U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5). Large even margins, tied by red "U.S." in frame on folded cover to Charleston S.C., blue ms. "25" rate, red "New-York Apl. 12" circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, a choice to-the-mails use of the U.S. City Despatch Post carrier stamp, with 1992 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
600
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663
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 663, CarriersU.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5), U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5)U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5). Large margins, tied by light strike of "U.S." in frame on folded cover addressed to New York and readdressed to Staten Island, red "U.S. City Despatch Post Jun. 8" circular datestamp and "New-York Jun. 11" circular datestamp, ms. "6" rate for forwarding, file folds away from stamp, trivial edge wear, Very Fine and choice redirected usage, with 1993 P.F. certificate

500
300
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664
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 664, CarriersU.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Glazed (6LB5b), U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Glazed (6LB5b)U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Glazed (6LB5b). Full to large margins, cancelled by red "U.S." in frame, matching "U.S. City Despatch Post Feb. 18 1 O'Clock" circular datestamp on folded letter to local address, expertly silked inside but not repaired in any way, Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

750
210
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665
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 665, CarriersU.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Yellow Glazed (6LB10), U.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Yellow Glazed (6LB10)U.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Yellow Glazed (6LB10). Large margins, tied by clear strike of red "Paid" handstamp on blue folded cover to local address, stamp creased before use, still Very Fine and scarce with tying handstamp

250
125
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666
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 666, CarriersU.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Buff Glazed (6LB11), U.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Buff Glazed (6LB11)U.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Buff Glazed (6LB11). Large margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, tied by pencil marking as usual on small cover to Howell Cobb in Washington D.C., light strike of "New-York Mar. 12" circular datestamp and matching "Free", ms. "1", Very Fine, very unusual usage

250
160
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667
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 667, CarriersU.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Rose (7LB6), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Rose (7LB6)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Rose (7LB6). Margin at top, in at sides, huge at bottom, uncancelled, blue "Philada. Pa. 5 cts Oct. 30" circular datestamp on 1849 folded letter to Bartonville Pa., some wear and damp stains, otherwise Fine, ex Meyersburg, with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
400
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668
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 668, CarriersU.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Gold on Black Glazed (7LB11), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Gold on Black Glazed (7LB11)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Gold on Black Glazed (7LB11). Full margins, usual faint wrinkles, tied by two strikes of blue "Philada. Pa. 10 May 5" integral-rate circular datestamp on small neat cover to Cincinnati, Extremely Fine, one of the rarest tied usages among the carrier issues, ex Seybold, Knapp, Meyersburg, with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
350
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669
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 669, CarriersU.S.P.O. Philadelphia Pa., 1c Gold on Black Glazed (7LB11), U.S.P.O. Philadelphia Pa., 1c Gold on Black Glazed (7LB11)U.S.P.O. Philadelphia Pa., 1c Gold on Black Glazed (7LB11). Ample to large margins, uncancelled, affixed over Blood's (1c) Red on Buff entire (15LU4) to local address, Very Fine

E. 200-300
75
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670
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 670, CarriersU.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Blue (7LB12), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Blue (7LB12)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Blue (7LB12). Ample to huge margins with trace of adjoining stamp at right, faint pre-use crease, tied by red star cancel on Dec. 1852 blue folded letter to local street address, couple file folds clear of stamp, Very Fine, ex Meyersburg, with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
200
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671
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 671, CarriersU.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Blue (7LB12), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Blue (7LB12)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Blue (7LB12). Ample margins to barely touched, red star cancel (not tied), minor gum stain, used with 3c Brownish Carmine (11), margins to touching except where torn into stamp at bottom, tied by bold blue "Philadelphia Pa. Oct. 7" circular datestamp on brown cover to Tullytown Pa., sender's instructions "Joshua Paxson will please cause this to be delivered immediately and charge the expense to Wm. Ely", Fine, ex Knapp, Meyersburg, with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
210
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672
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 672, CarriersU.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent, U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One CentU.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent. Lightly struck red double-oval handstamp with eagle on fresh blue locally addressed cover, Apr. 1851 date, Fine, ex Gibson, Meyersburg, with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
200
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673
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 673, CarriersU.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent, U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One CentU.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent. Red double-oval handstamp on brown locally addressed cover, Fine, ex Meyersburg, with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 150-200
95
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674
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 674, CarriersU.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent, U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One CentU.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent. Double-oval handstamp and red crayon "P1" on immaculate small white locally addressed cover, Very Fine, ex Meyersburg, with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
95
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675
 
Carrier Collection. Seven covers and eight stamps, incl. two LO2 covers, also 1LB3 pen cancelled, 1LB8 tied by circular datestamp, off-cover incl. 4LB20 pair unused (1997 A.P.S. certificate), two stampless, few faults, most are Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
325
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